Saturday, January 12, 2008

Green tea may protect against Parkinson's disease

Green tea may protect the brain from Parkinson's disease, according to a study published recently in the journal Biological Psychiatry.


Parkinson's disease is caused by the death of dopamine-producing cells in the brain. Researchers in this study found that these cells are protected by the polyphenols in green tea.



Parkinson's disease at the cellular level.


—Mellow Monk


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